Tennis Sitemap - Page 3 2016-09-26

Photo Study of Novak Djokovic's Strokes - Topspin Forehand Follow-Through
Photo and explanation of Novak Djokovic's follow-through on a topspin forehand.

Photo Study of Novak Djokovic's Strokes - Forehand Kinetic Chain
Photo and explanation of the kinetic chain at work in Novak Djokovic's power forehand.

Photo Study of the Rafael Nadal Backhand - Running Slice
In this photo, Rafael Nadal is hitting a one-handed slice backhand on the run.

Photo Study of the Rafael Nadal Backhand - Follow-Through
In this photo, Rafael Nadal's elbows bend and his racquet ends up behind his back on the follow-through of his two-handed backhand.

Photo Study of the Rafael Nadal Backhand - Just After Contact
In this photo, Rafael Nadal has just struck the ball with a two-handed backhand that has heavy topspin, and his racquet face is slightly closed.

Photo Study of the Rafael Nadal Backhand - Higher Point of Contact
In this photo, Rafael Nadal is meeting the ball relatively high with his two-handed backhand.

Photo Study of the Rafael Nadal Backhand - Racquet Slightly Closed on Contact
In this photo, Rafael Nadal's racquet face is slightly closed on contact with the ball as he hits a two-handed backhand.

Photo Study of the Rafael Nadal Backhand - Just Before Contact
In this photo, just before contact with the ball, Rafael Nadal's racquet face is vertical, and the long axis of the racquet is parallel to the ground.

Photo Study of the Rafael Nadal Backhand - Middle of Swing
This photo shows the middle of Rafael Nadal's swing on a two-handed backhand with heavy topspin.

Photo Study of the Rafael Nadal Backhand - Low Point of Backswing
Photo showing the low point of the backswing on Rafael Nadal's two-handed backhand.

Photo Study of the Rafael Nadal Backhand
Photos of Rafael Nadal hitting backhands illustrate mini tennis lessons on how to hit a two-handed backhand.

Maria Sharapova Photos - Gallery of Pictures of Maria Sharapova's Strokes
Maria Sharapova Photo Gallery: pictures of Maria Sharapova hitting backhands, serves, forehands, and a volley illustrate explanations of how she hits those strokes.

Photo Study of Maria Sharapova's Strokes - Power Backhand Point of Contact
Photo and explanation of Maria Sharapova flattening a ball on a two-handed backhand.

Photo Study of Maria Sharapova's Strokes - Service Toss Release
Photo and explanation of Maria Sharapova's service toss release.

Photo Study of Maria Sharapova's Strokes - About to Strike Upward for Serve
Photo and explanation of Maria Sharapova with elbow up and racquet down, about to strike a serve.

Photo Study of Maria Sharapova's Strokes - Serve Point of Contact
Photo and explanation of Maria Sharapova's point of contact for a serve.

Photo Study of Maria Sharapova's Strokes - Follow-Through and Grip on Serve
Photo and explanation of Maria Sharapova's follow-through and grip on her serve.

Photo Study of Maria Sharapova's Strokes - Swinging Volley
Photo and explanation of Maria Sharapova hitting a swinging volley.

Photo Study of Maria Sharapova's Strokes - Sharply Upward Forehand
Photo and explanation of Maria Sharapova hitting her distinctive, sharply upward forehand.

Photo Study of Maria Sharapova's Strokes - Same-Side Forehand Follow-Through
Photo and explanation of Maria Sharapova's same-side forehand follow-through.

Photo Study of Maria Sharapova's Strokes - Conventional Forehand Follow-Through
Photo and explanation of Maria Sharapova following through on a more conventional forehand.

Tips for Teaching Tennis to Young Beginners Ages 4-7
How to get young beginners off to a fun, successful start in tennis, using easy stroke progressions and the right kinds of drills and games.

Open Era - Tennis Definition
Definition of the Open Era in tennis.

Practice a Perfect Ball Toss
A simple how-to on practicing a perfect ball toss.

Olympic Tennis - Men's Singles Past Gold Silver and Bronze Medalists
A list of all of the past men's singles tennis medalists at the Olympics Trace Olympic tennis history through its gold, silver, and bronze medalists.

Tennis Quizzes and Mazes
Tennis is a thinking person's game. These tennis quizzes and mazes will exercise that part of you responsible for both strategy and making the strokes happen.

Tennis Racquet FAQ - Ideal Weight
What is the ideal weight for a tennis racquet?

Choosing Grips Overgrips and Balls to Prevent Tennis Elbow
Learn how to help prevent tennis elbow by choosing the right grip size, applying an overgrip, and using arm-friendly tennis balls.

Tennis Instruction - Learn Tennis Forehands Backhands Serves Volleys Tactics Strategies Drills and Rules for Beginners through Advanced Players
Free tennis instruction through articles, easy photo-based and video lessons, how-to, FAQs, and quizzes. Learn and improve tennis strokes including forehands, backhands, serves, volleys, overheads, approach shots, half-volleys, and lobs hit with spins from topspin to slice. Learn better tennis positioning, strategy, tactics, and practice drills for singles and doubles players at any level from beginner through advanced.

Tennis Equipment - Learn to Choose the Best Tennis Racquets Strings Balls Shoes Clothing and Ball Machines
Research the best tennis racquets and strings to suit your game and where to shop for expert service and the lowest price. Learn how to pick the right string tension, how to choose the most durable and best performing tennis balls, how to measure your grip size, which type of tennis shoe fits your foot type, and how to make a sun hat. Locate retailers and manufacturers of racquets, balls, strings, ball machines, court equipment, shoes, clothing, and various tennis gadgets and accessories.

David Ferrer Photos - Gallery of Pictures of David Ferrer's Strokes - In a Land of Giants
Photos of tennis pro David Ferrer: a gallery of pictures of David Ferrer hitting forehands, backhands, and serves that illustrate explanations of his stroke techniques, starting with the height difference between Ferrer and opponents like Jerzy Janowicz.

David Ferrer Photos - Serve Just Before Contact
Photo and explanation of tennis pro David Ferrer's serve just before contact. Page 10.

David Ferrer Photos - Forehand Backswing
Photo and explanation of tennis pro David Ferrer's forehand backswing. Page 2.

David Ferrer Photos - Forehand Mid-Swing
Photo and explanation of tennis pro David Ferrer's forehand in the middle of his swing. Page 3.

David Ferrer Photos - Forehand Follow-Through
Photo and explanation of tennis pro David Ferrer's forehand follow-through. Page 4.

David Ferrer Photos - Backswing on Two-Handed Backhand
Photo and explanation of tennis pro David Ferrer's backswing on a two-handed backhand. Page 5.

David Ferrer Photos - Two-Handed Backhand Point of Contact
Photo and explanation of tennis pro David Ferrer's point of contact for a two-handed backhand. Page 6.

David Ferrer Photos - Two-Handed Backhand Follow-Through
Photo of tennis pro David Ferrer's two-handed backhand follow-through. Page 7.

David Ferrer Photos - One-Handed Slice Backhand
Photo and explanation of tennis pro David Ferrer's one-handed slice backhand. Page 8.

David Ferrer Photos - Loading Up the Serve
Photo and explanation of tennis pro David Ferrer loading up his leg muscles for his serve. Page 9.

Marion Bartoli Photos - Gallery of Pictures of Marion Bartoli's Strokes - Cross-Handed Forehand
Photos of tennis pro Marion Bartoli: a gallery of pictures of Marion Bartoli hitting forehands, backhands, and serves that illustrate explanations of her stroke techniques, starting with her cross-handed forehand.

Marion Bartoli Photos - Serve Wind-Up
Photo and explanation of tennis pro Marion Bartoli's serve wind-up. Page 10.

Marion Bartoli Photos - Serve Point of Contact
Photo and explanation of tennis pro Marion Bartoli's point of contact on the serve. Page 11.

Marion Bartoli Photos - Left Hand on Forehand
Photo and explanation of tennis pro Marion Bartoli's left hand on her forehand. Page 2.

Marion Bartoli Photos - Right Hand on Forehand
Photo and explanation of tennis pro Marion Bartoli's right hand on her forehand. Page 3.

Marion Bartoli Photos - Backhand Grip and Stance
Photo and explanation of tennis pro Marion Bartoli's backhand grip and stance. Page 4.

Marion Bartoli Photos - Backhand Point of Contact
Photo and explanation of tennis pro Marion Bartoli's backhand point of contact. Page 5.

Marion Bartoli Photos - Backhand Follow-Through
Photo and explanation of tennis pro Marion Bartoli's backhand follow-through. Page 6.

Marion Bartoli Photos - Limited Reach with Two Hands
Photo and explanation of tennis pro Marion Bartoli's limited reach with two hands. Page 7.

Marion Bartoli Photos - Reach with One-Handed Backhand
Photo and explanation of tennis pro Marion Bartoli's reach with a one-handed backhand. Page 8.

Marion Bartoli Photos - One-Handed Forehand
Photo and explanation of tennis pro Marion Bartoli's one-handed forehand. Page 9.

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga Photos - Gallery of Pictures of Jo-Wilfried Tsonga's Strokes - Forehand Backswing
Photos of tennis pro Jo-Wilfried Tsonga: a gallery of pictures of Jo-Wilfried Tsonga hitting forehands, backhands, and serves that illustrate explanations of his stroke techniques, starting with his forehand backswing.

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga Photos - Diving Volley
Photo and explanation of tennis pro Jo-Wilfried Tsonga's diving volley. Page 10.

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga Photos - Forehand Point of Contact
Photo and explanation of tennis pro Jo-Wilfried Tsonga's forehand point of contact. Page 2.

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga Photos - Forehand Follow-Through
Photo and explanation of tennis pro Jo-Wilfried Tsonga's forehand follow-through. Page 3.

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga Photos - Initial Serve Stance
Photo and explanation of tennis pro Jo-Wilfried Tsonga's initial stance for a serve. Page 4.

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga Photos - Body Arch for Twist Serve
Photo and explanation of tennis pro Jo-Wilfried Tsonga's body arch for a twist serve. Page 5.

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga Photos - Full Extension on Serve
Photo of tennis pro Jo-Wilfried Tsonga's full upward extension to hit a serve. Page 6.

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga Photos - Backswing for Two-Handed Backhand
Photo and explanation of tennis pro Jo-Wilfried Tsonga's backswing for his two-handed backhand. Page 7.

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga Photos - Backhand Point of Contact
Photo and explanation of tennis pro Jo-Wilfried Tsonga's backhand point of contact. Page 8.

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga Photos - Backhand Follow-Through
Photo and explanation of tennis pro Jo-Wilfried Tsonga's backhand follow-through. Page 9.

Agnieszka Radwanska Photos - Gallery of Pictures of Agnieszka Radwanska's Strokes - Slice Forehand
Photos of tennis pro Agnieszka Radwanska: a gallery of pictures of Agnieszka Radwanska hitting forehands, backhands, and serves that illustrate explanations of her stroke techniques, starting with her slice forehand.

Agnieszka Radwanska Photos - Footspeed
Photo of tennis pro Agnieszka Radwanska running at full stretch. Page 10.

Agnieszka Radwanska Photos - Slice Backhand
Photo and explanation of tennis pro Agnieszka Radwanska's slice backhand. Page 2.

Agnieszka Radwanska Photos - Forehand Backswing
Photo and explanation of tennis pro Agnieszka Radwanska's forehand backswing. Page 3.

Agnieszka Radwanska Photos - Forehand Point of Contact
Photo and explanation of tennis pro Agnieszka Radwanska's forehand point of contact. Page 4.

Agnieszka Radwanska Photos - Sidespin Topspin Forehand
Photo and explanation of tennis pro Agnieszka Radwanska following through after hitting a forehand with a combination of topspin and sidespin. Page 5.

Agnieszka Radwanska Photos - Backswing for Two-Handed Backhand
Photo and explanation of tennis pro Agnieszka Radwanska's backswing for her two-handed backhand. Page 6.

Agnieszka Radwanska Photos - Backhand Point of Contact
Photo and explanation of tennis pro Agnieszka Radwanska's backhand point of contact. Page 7.

Agnieszka Radwanska Photos - Elbow Up, Racquet Down on Serve
Photo and explanation of tennis pro Agnieszka Radwanska with elbow up and racquet down, about to strike her serve. Page 8.

Agnieszka Radwanska Photos - Slice Serve Point of Contact
Photo and explanation of tennis pro Agnieszka Radwanska's point of contact on a slice serve. Page 9.

Andy Murray: Game Profile
Overview of Andy Murray and his tennis, including playing style, greatest strengths, and areas needing improvement.

Best Tennis Groundstroke Drill-Games
These six groundstroke drill-games provide excellent practice at aiming forehands and backhands and thinking beyond the shot you're executing.

Round Robin Tournaments - Advantages and Disadvantages
Round robin tennis tournaments have many advantages over elimination tournaments, but a few difficulties as well.

Tennis Ball FAQ - What are Practice Tennis Balls
The four types of practice tennis balls, including pressureless.

Tennis Ball FAQ - Extra-Duty and Regular-Duty Felt
What's the difference between extra-duty and regular-duty felt on a tennis ball? Which are best for hard courts or clay courts?

US Open Tennis Tournament - Profile History Champions
Learn about the US Open tennis tournament and its history through a profile, lists of past champions, quizzes, and articles.

Tennis Camps and Resorts
Research tennis camps and academies for adults and juniors. Find tennis resorts for your next vacation.

Tennis News Pro Competition Players Tournaments Results
Get the latest tennis news, match results, live scores, draws, and interviews from Wimbledon, the U.S. Open, the French Open, the Australian Open, and other major tennis tournaments.

Tennis Software for Players Coaches Clubs Tennis Directors
Find tennis software for players, coaches, and tennis directors. Use software for match statistics and tracking, tournament planning, ladders, and games.

Tickets to Tennis Tournaments and Tours Events Travel Agents
Find Web sites of tennis ticket and tennis tour providers worldwide, including ticket agents for Wimbledon, US Open, French Open, and Australian Open tournaments.

Tennis Camps and Match-Finding Services
Research tennis camps and academies for adults and juniors. Try services to help you find a match with someone at your level of play.

College Tennis Universities Collegiate Teams NCAA NAIA Division
Find rankings, statistics, program descriptions, and tournament information for college and university tennis teams and conference competition.

Retailers and Manufacturers of Tennis Racquets Balls Strings Stringing Machines Grips Court Equipment
Locate retailers and manufacturers of racquets, balls, strings, grips, stringing machines, ball machines, court equipment, and various tennis gadgets and accessories.

Photo Study of Andy Roddick's Serve - Knee Bend and Body Arch
Photo and explanation of Andy Roddick's knee bend and body arch as he winds up for a serve with considerable topspin, possibly a twist serve. Page 3.

Photo Study of Andy Roddick's Serve - Elbow Up Racquet Down
In this photo, Andy Roddick demonstrates the elbow up, racquet down position needed to generate a powerful serve. Page 4.

Photo Study of Andy Roddick's Serve - Leg Thrust Lift-Off
In this photo, the force of Andy Roddick's leg thrust has lifted him off the ground as he prepares to swing at a serve. Page 5.

Photo Study of Andy Roddick's Serve - Racquet Approaching Ball Edge-First
In this photo, the racquet is approaching the ball edge-first on Andy Roddick's serve, but pronation will turn it to face more forward. Page 7.

Photo Study of Andy Roddick's Serve - Racquet Starting Upward
In this photo, Andy Roddick's elbow has begun to straighten as he swings for a serve, but inertial lag has increased the angle between the racquet and the forearm. Page 6.

Photo Study of Andy Roddick's Serve - Point of Contact
Photo of the point of contact on Andy Roddick's serve, which, after some natural forearm pronation, he is hitting with a mixture of topspin and sidespin. Page 8.

Photo Study of Andy Roddick's Serve - Early Follow-Through
In this photo, the early follow-through on Andy Roddick's serve brings the racquet toward his right side. Page 9.

Photo Study of Andy Roddick's Serve - Airborne
In this exceptional photo, Andy Roddick hangs in midair above his shadow on the court after launching himself upward and forward to hit a serve. Page 10.

Photo Study of Andy Roddick's Serve
Photos of Andy Roddick hitting serves illustrate important tips on how to hit powerful first and second serves.

Photo Study of Andy Roddick's Serve - Toss Release
Photo and explanation of the ball toss release on Andy Roddick's serve. Page 2.

Australian Open Tennis - Mixed Doubles Past Winners - Champions Who Made History
A list of all of the past mixed doubles tennis winners at the Australian Open. Trace Australian Open history through the records of great champions like Jim Pugh and Jana Novotna; Mark Woodforde and Nicole Provis.

Australian Open Tennis - Men's Doubles Past Winners - Champions Who Made History
A list of all of the past men's doubles tennis winners at the Australian Open. Trace Australian Open history through the records of great champions like Adrian Quist and John Bromwich, Rod Laver and Bob Mark, and John Newcombe and Tony Roche.

Australian Open Tennis - Women's Singles Past Winners - Champions Who Made History
A list of all of the past women's singles tennis winners at the Australian Open. Trace Australian Open history through the records of great champions like Margaret Smith, Steffi Graf, and Monica Seles.

Broad-Brimmed Sun Hat
Choose a light-colored hat with the broadest brim you can find. Page 2.

Sun-Blocking Curtain
Attach the sun-blocking curtain to your hat with three snaps. Page 3.

Snap-Attaching Tool
The tool that will attach snaps to your fabric. Page 4.

Close-up of Attached Snap Socket
Close-up photo of snap socket attached to ultimate sun hat. Page 5.

Close-up of Attached Snap Stud
Close-up photo of snap stud attached to sun-blocking curtain. Page 6.

Make the Ultimate Sun Hat - Photo How-To
Photos illustrate this step-by-step how-to on making the ultimate sun hat. With three snaps, you can attach a sun-blocking fabric curtain to a broad-brimmed hat, making more effective and comfortable sun protection for your head and neck than any of the commercial sun hats provide.

Photo Study of the Roger Federer Forehand
Photos of Roger Federer hitting forehands illustrate small tennis lessons on how to hit a great forehand.

Photo Study of the Roger Federer Forehand - Rotational Energy and Wrist Starting to Whip Forward
This photo shows the rotational energy Roger Federer's forehand is transferring to the tennis ball through his wrist whipping forward just before contact. Page 3.

A Tennis Lesson from Baseball - Serve Like a Good Pitcher in Baseball
A tennis lesson from baseball about serving like a pitcher in baseball. Page 3.

A Tennis Lesson from Basketball - Waiting for the Right Shot
A tennis lesson from basketball about waiting for the right shot. Page 7.

The Pros and Cons of Slow Hard Courts - Advantages and Disadvantages
The disadvantages of slow hard courts, the second slowest of major tennis court surfaces.

The Pros and Cons of Fast Hard Courts - Advantages and Disadvantages
The disadvantages of fast hard courts, the second fastest of major tennis court surfaces.

The Pros and Cons of Fast Hard Courts - Advantages of Fast Hard Court Surfaces
The advantages of fast hard courts, the second fastest of major tennis court surfaces. Page 2.

The Pros and Cons of Slow Hard Courts - Disadvantages of Slow Hard Court Surfaces
The advantages of slow hard courts, the second slowest of major tennis court surfaces. Page 2.

Juan Martin Del Potro Photos - Low Volley
Photo and explanation of tennis pro Juan Martin Del Potro hitting a low volley. Page 10.

Ana Ivanovic Photo Gallery
Photos of professional tennis player Ana Ivanovic.

Ana Ivanovic Photo #2
Serbian fans fill Belgrade's Parliament Square to celebrate Ana Ivanovic's first Roland Garros title and #1 world ranking. Page 2.

Ana Ivanovic Photo #3
Photo of Ana Ivanovic with Zira shopping bags. Page 3.

Ana Ivanovic Photo #4
Photo of Ana Ivanovic in an Adidas tennis outfit. Page 4.

Ana Ivanovic Photo #5
Photo of Ana Ivanovic at Verano Motors. Page 5.

Ana Ivanovic Photo #6
Photo of Ana Ivanovic practicing at the US Open, September 2006. Page 6.

Ana Ivanovic Photo #7
Photo of professional tennis player Ana Ivanovic finishing a backhand. Page 7.

Ana Ivanovic Photo #8
Photo of Ana Ivanovic at the Gaz de France Stars in Hasselt, November 2006. Page 8.

Ana Ivanovic Photo #9
Photo of Ana Ivanovic celebrating victory against Vera Dushevina at the US Open, August 2006. Page 9.

Ana Ivanovic Photo #10
Photo of Ana Ivanovic at the Gaz de France Stars in Hasselt, November 2006. Page 10.

Basic Two-Handed Backhand - Tennis Video and Analysis
Video clip of a basic two-handed backhand, with instructional comments on footwork, grip, stance, power production, and swing path.

Comparison of Backhand Grips in Tennis
Understanding the Continental, Eastern, Western, and two-handed backhand grips for tennis.

Forehand Approach Shot - Tennis Video Lesson
Full-speed and slow-motion videos illustrate this free tennis lesson on how to hit the forehand approach shot.

Forehand Approach Shot - Tennis Video Lesson
Full-speed and slow-motion videos illustrate this free tennis lesson on how to hit the forehand approach shot. Page 2.

Tennis Forehands - Free Lessons on Basic to Advanced Forehand Strokes
Free photo and video tennis lessons on basic and advanced forehands, including forehand grips, Eastern and Western styles, slice and topspin strokes, and photo studies of the Roger Federer and Ana Ivanovic forehands.

Super Tennis Shots - High Deep Topspin
How to produce a high, deep topspin that will draw errors or short balls from your opponent in tennis.

Group Tennis Games - Jail and Around the World
Jail (or Jailbreak) and Around the World are two great tennis games for large groups of kids.

A Hierarchy of Tennis Shots - Rankings of the Most Essential Shots as Distinguished from the Most Important Shots in Tennis
The core shots of tennis, ranked from most to least essential; the most important shots in tennis might have somewhat different rankings.

2008 Olympic Tennis Final Results - Gold Silver and Bronze Medal Winners in Men's and Women's Singles and Doubles
Summary of the final results of the 2008 Olympic tennis competition in Beijing: the gold, silver, and bronze medal winners in men's and women's singles and doubles.

Should the WTA Allow Coaching During Matches - Opinion on the WTA's New On-Court Coaching Rule
Does the new WTA rule allowing coaching during matches improve competition in women's professional tennis, or does it make the WTA Tour players look overly dependent on their coaches?

New Standards for Tennis Balls
During 2000 and 2001, tennis is experimenting with three kinds of tennis ball.

Topspin Serve - Second Serve - Tennis Video and Analysis
A free tennis lesson using full-speed and slow-motion videos to help you learn the topspin serve, one of the two kick serves used primarily as second serves in intermediate and advanced tennis.

Topspin Serve - Slow Motion Tennis Video and Analysis
Slow-motion videos of the tennis topspin serve, with instructional comments on grip, stance, swing, toss, point of contact, and follow-through. Page 2.

Underhand Sidespin Serve - Tennis Video and Analysis
A free tennis lesson using full-speed and slow-motion videos to help you learn the underhand sidespin serve, an extreme spin serve used commonly in early tennis history and as a rare surprise in contemporary tennis.

Underhand Sidespin Serve - Tennis Video and Analysis
A free tennis lesson using full-speed and slow-motion videos to help you learn the underhand sidespin serve, an extreme spin serve used commonly in early tennis history and as a rare surprise in contemporary tennis. Page 2.

Four Safe Ways to Be More Aggressive in Tennis
If you're not trying some of these tactics to make your tennis more aggressive, you're probably playing it so safe that you're at greater risk of losing.

Top Five Tennis Doubles Tips for the Receiver
The top five tips for the receiver in doubles tennis, using placement, positioning, topspin, slice, and lobs to return serve more effectively.

Top Five Tennis Doubles Tips for the Server's Partner
The top five tips for the server's partner in doubles tennis, including how to use positioning, poaching, fake poaching, and offensive and defensive volleys.

The Three Best Contest Drills for Advanced Tennis Players
Full explanations of how to run the three best contest drills for advanced tennis players, including a drop volley contest, side pocket contest, and drop shot contest.

The Three Best Contest Drills for Advanced Tennis Players - Side Pocket Contest
The Side Pocket Contest gives advanced tennis players a fun way to practice hitting sharply angled crosscourt forehands and backhands. Page 2.

The Three Best Contest Drills for Advanced Tennis Players - Drop Shot Contest
In the Drop Shot Contest, advanced tennis players attempt increasingly difficult drop shots as they move farther back in the court. Page 3.

The Best Serve and Return Drills for Advanced Players in Tennis
Full explanations of how to run the two best advanced tennis drills for aiming and spinning serves and returning the full range of spin serves.

The Best Serve and Return Drills for Advanced Players - Serving Cat
Serving Cat is an advanced tennis game or drill in which players must match one another in making serves hit a designated section of the fence after landing in the proper service box. Page 2.

The Three Best Net Drills for Intermediates in Tennis
Full explanations of how to run the three best intermediate tennis drills for net play, including volley and overhead skills.

The Three Best Net Drills for Intermediates - Poach Volley
An intermediate tennis drill to practice poaching at the net for doubles. Page 2.

The Three Best Net Drills for Intermediates - Run Split Unpredictable Volley
An intermediate tennis drill to practice a wide variety of unpredictable volleys, suitable for groups or individual players. Page 3.

Caroline Wozniacki Profile - Biography Career Highlights and Playing Style of Tennis Pro Caroline Wozniacki
Profile of Caroline Wozniacki and her tennis, including biography, career highlights, playing style, greatest strengths, and areas needing improvement.

Caroline Wozniacki Profile - Basic Facts and Playing Style of Tennis Pro Caroline Wozniacki
Profile of Caroline Wozniacki and her tennis, including basic facts, playing style, greatest strengths, and areas needing improvement. Page 2.

Modifying Your Strokes to Prevent Tennis Elbow
Learn how to help prevent tennis elbow by improving your stroking technique, especially if you use a one-handed backhand, the most likely stroke to cause tennis elbow.

Spin, Speed, and Grip Changes to Help Prevent Tennis Elbow
Learn how to help prevent tennis elbow by changing your swing speed, spin, grip, and playing hand. Page 2.

Can Federer Make History Against Nadal at Roland Garros?
Roger Federer can secure his standing as the greatest male player in the history of tennis by winning Roland Garros (the French Open) in 2007. Standing in his way, though, is a player with incredible clay-court skills, Rafael Nadal.

Can Federer Make History Against Nadal at Roland Garros?
Roger Federer can secure his standing as the greatest male player in the history of tennis by winning Roland Garros (the French Open) in 2007. Standing in his way, though, is a player with incredible clay-court skills, Rafael Nadal. Page 2.

The Figure 8 Loosening Exercise for Tennis - Video and Comments
A pre-match tennis exercise, illustrated with a video clip, to loosen and warm up your arm, shoulder, and torso.

Why and How to Hit the Ball on the Rise in Tennis
Hitting on the rise gives you several advantages in tennis, but your timing, positioning, and point of contact with the ball must all be more precise.

Why and How to Hit the Ball on the Rise in Tennis
Hitting on the rise gives you several advantages in tennis, but your timing, positioning, and point of contact with the ball must all be more precise. Page 2.

How to Hit the Half Volley in Tennis
Tips on grip choices and swing mechanics to make your half volley a reliable defensive shot and a potential weapon.

How to Hit the Half Volley in Tennis
Tips on grip choices and swing mechanics to make your half volley a reliable defensive shot and a potential weapon. Page 2.

How to Learn and Use the Drop Shot in Tennis
A learning progression, drills, and strategic advice to help you develop an effective drop shot.

How to Learn and Use the Drop Shot in Tennis
A learning progression, drills, and strategic advice to help you develop an effective drop shot. Page 2.

Basic One-Handed Topspin Backhand Tennis Video with Analysis
Video clip of a basic, one-handed backhand with moderate topspin, using an Eastern backhand grip, with instructional comments on key points of grip, stance, power production, and swing path.

Winter Tennis Without a Court
How to keep playing tennis in winter with snow on the ground and no indoor courts nearby.

Best Defensive Tennis Tactics
Proven tactics to toughen up your defensive tennis.

Best Defensive Tennis Tactics
Proven tactics to toughen up your defensive tennis. Page 2.

Five Great Shot Combinations - Tennis Tactics
How to set yourself up for an easy winner using positioning and specific combinations of shot placement and spin.

Playing Tennis in the Wind - Adapting to Windy Conditions in Tennis
How to use the windy conditions to your advantage in tennis.

Tennis String FAQ - Best Tension for Spin
What's the best string tension for more spin?

How to hit the Twist Kick Serve for Tennis
Learn how to hit the twist kick serve in tennis.: photo lesson step explanation backhand fence full length

Learning the Twist Kick Serve for Tennis
The advantages of kick serves and how to hit the twist serve in tennis.

Photo Study of the Roger Federer Forehand - Wrist Laid Back
Much of the power in Roger Federer's forehand results from the laid back position of his wrist on the backswing as shown in this photo. Page 2.

Photo Study of the Roger Federer Forehand - Sliding Into Forehand on Clay
In this photo, Roger Federer shows how to slide safely into a forehand on clay. Page 4.

Photo Study of the Roger Federer Forehand - Meeting the Ball Mid-Thigh High
In this photo, Roger Federer shows that a topspin forehand that is met lower can be met somewhat farther back. Page 5.

Photo Study of the Roger Federer Forehand - Meeting the Ball Upper-Belly High
In this photo, Roger Federer is meeting the ball higher and farther forward for a topspin forehand. Page 6.

Photo Study of the Roger Federer Forehand - Just After Contact
In this photo, Roger Federer has just struck the ball with a topspin forehand, and his eyes remain locked onto the point of contact. Page 7.

Photo Study of the Roger Federer Forehand - Inside-Out Forehand
In this photo, the laid-back position of Roger Federer's wrist just before contact indicates that he is hitting an inside-out forehand. Page 8.

Photo Study of the Roger Federer Forehand - Hitting Off Back Foot
In this photo, Roger Federer is hitting a heavy topspin forehand off his back foot. Page 9.

Photo Study of Samantha Stosur's Serve - Stosur's Serve Toss
Photo and explanation of Samantha Stosur's serve toss.

Photo of Samantha Stosur's Serve - Forward Leg Drive
Photo and explanation of Samantha Stosur's forward leg drive on her serve. Page 10.

Photo of the Start of Samantha Stosur's Serve Wind-Up
Photo and explanation of the start of Samantha Stosur's serve wind-up. Page 2.

Photo of Samantha Stosur's Knee Bend Body Arch and Toss for a Twist Serve
Photo and explanation of Samantha Stosur's knee bend, body arch, and toss for a twist serve. Page 3.

Photo of Samantha Stosur's Serve - Elbow Up Racquet Down
Photo and explanation of Samantha Stosur's elbow up, racquet down position on the serve. Page 4.

Photo of Samantha Stosur's Serve - Kinetic Chain Engaged
Photo and explanation of Samantha Stosur driving upward with her legs to begin the kinetic chain of her serve. Page 5.

Photo of Samantha Stosur's Serve - Kinetic Chain Reaches Wrist
Photo and explanation of Samantha Stosur's serve at the point where her elbow has straightened and her wrist is about to whip through. Page 6.

Photo of Samantha Stosur's Point of Contact for a Power First Serve
Photo and explanation of Samantha Stosur's point of contact for a power first serve. Page 7.

Photo of Samantha Stosur's Point of Contact for a Twist Kick Serve
Photo and explanation of Samantha Stosur's point of contact for a twist serve. Page 8.

Photo of Samantha Stosur's Twist Serve Follow-Through
Photo and explanation of Samantha Stosur's twist serve follow-through. Page 9.

Mini Tennis
A tennis game that cultivates finesse and runs you ragged.

Seven Little Tennis Riddles and Brain Teasers - Introduction
Solve seven tennis riddles ranging from trivial to technical.

Review of the Babolat Pure Drive Roddick Cortex Tennis Racquet
A review of the Babolat Pure Drive Roddick Cortex tennis racquet, a racquet for strong intermediates and advanced players.

Racquet Review - Head Intelligence i.Prestige Mid
Offering an extraordinarily quiet, yet crisp impact with the ball, this racquet may be a top choice for players with plenty of physical strength and relatively flat strokes.

Racquet Review - Wilson Hyper Pro Staff 6.1 Standard Length
This racquet offers the right control, weight, maneuverability, and spin potential for advanced players with powerful swings.

Racquet Review - Wilson Hyper Pro Staff Surge 5.1
A comfortable, maneuverable racquet offering a good balance between control and power for intermediate to advanced all-court players.

Tennis Control Drills - Level 10 - Extreme Angle Crisscross
Level 10 in the tennis control drills series practices control of extreme angle crisscross forehands and backhands. Page 10.

Tennis Control Drills - Level 6 - Crisscross Volleys
Level 6 in the tennis control drills series practices control of crisscross volleys. Page 6.

Tennis Control Drills - Level 7 - Micro Rally
Level 7 in the tennis control drills series practices control of extremely soft, short groundstrokes. Page 7.

Tennis Control Drills - Level 8 - Extreme Angle Forehands
Level 8 in the tennis control drills series practices control of extreme angle forehands. Page 8.

Tennis Control Drills - Level 9 - Extreme Angle Backhands
Level 9 in the tennis control drills series practices control of extreme angle backhands. Page 9.

Tennis Basic Two-Handed Backhand - Photo One Frame Before Contact
Stop-action photo one frame before contact on a basic two-handed backhand in tennis. Page 5.

Tennis Basic Two-Handed Backhand - Photo Just After Point of Contact
Stop-action photo just after the point of contact for a basic two-handed backhand in tennis. Page 6.

Tennis Basic Two-Handed Backhand - Photo of Early Follow-Through
Stop-action photo of early follow-through on a basic two-handed backhand in tennis. Page 7.

Photo Tennis Lesson: The Basic Two-Handed Backhand
Stop-action photos illustrate this tennis lesson on how to hit the basic two-handed backhand.

Tennis Basic Two-Handed Backhand - Photo of Middle of Backswing
Photo of the middle of the backswing on a basic two-handed backhand in tennis. Page 2.

Tennis Basic Two-Handed Backhand - Backswing Complete
Stop-action photo showing the completed backswing for a basic two-handed backhand in tennis. Page 3.

Tennis Basic Two-Handed Backhand - Middle of Swing
Stop-action photo showing the racquet below the ball and the weight on the front foot in the middle of a basic two-handed backhand swing in tennis. Page 4.

Tennis Basic Two-Handed Backhand - End of Follow-Through
Stop-action photo showing the end of the follow-through for a basic two-handed backhand in tennis. Page 8.

Tennis Control Drills - Level 2 - Backhand Groundstrokes
Level 2 in the tennis control drills series practices control of backhand groundstrokes. Page 2.

Tennis Control Drills - Level 3 - Forehand Volleys
Level 3 in the tennis control drills series practices control of forehand volleys. Page 3.

Tennis Control Drills - Level 4 - Backhand Volleys
Level 4 in the tennis control drills series practices control of backhand volleys. Page 4.

Tennis Control Drills - Level 5 - Crisscross Groundstrokes
Level 5 in the tennis control drills series practices control of crisscross groundstrokes. Page 5.

Animated Tour of Tennis Footwork Exercises
Animations illustrate a sequence of tennis footwork exercises you can use to warm up and as agility training.

Tennis Footwork Exercises Animated - Sidestep Slide
Animation illustrates the sidestep slide, a tennis footwork exercise. Page 2.

Tennis Footwork Exercises Animated - Backwards Snake
Animation illustrates the backwards snake, a tennis footwork exercise. Page 3.

Tennis Footwork Exercises Animated - Carioca
Animation illustrates the carioca, a tennis footwork exercise. Page 4.

Tennis Footwork Exercises Animated - Backwards Slant Slide
Animation illustrates the backwards slant slide, a tennis footwork exercise. Page 5.

Tennis Footwork Exercises Animated - Baby Bounds
Animation illustrates baby bounds, a tennis footwork exercise. Page 6.

Tennis Footwork Exercises Animated - Heel Kicks
Animation illustrates heel kicks, a tennis footwork exercise. Page 7.

Tennis Footwork Exercises Animated - Wedel
Animation illustrates the wedel, a tennis footwork exercise. Page 8.

Tennis Footwork Exercises Animated - Split and Sprint
Animation illustrates the split and sprint, a tennis footwork exercise. Page 9.

Photo Tennis Lesson - Basic Forehand Volley - Split-Step
Photo of the split-step on a basic forehand volley in tennis. Page 2.

Photo Tennis Lesson - Basic Forehand Volley - Backswing Complete
Stop-action photo showing the completed backswing for a basic forehand volley in tennis. Page 3.

Photo Tennis Lesson - Basic Forehand Volley - Middle of Swing
Stop-action photo showing the middle of a basic forehand volley swing in tennis. Page 4.

Photo Tennis Lesson - Basic Forehand Volley - One Frame After Contact
Stop-action photo one frame after contact on a basic forehand volley in tennis. Page 5.

Photo Tennis Lesson - Basic Forehand Volley - Follow-Through
Stop-action photo of the follow-through for a basic forehand volley in tennis. Page 6.

Photo Tennis Lesson - Animation of Basic Forehand Volley
Animation demonstrating the basic forehand volley in tennis. Page 7.

Photo Tour of the Two-Handed Backhand Grips for Tennis
Close-up photos of the most common two-handed backhand grips for tennis, with comments.

Double Forehand Two-Handed Backhand Grip for Tennis Close-Up Photo
Close-up photo of the double forehand two-handed backhand grip grip for tennis, with comments. Page 2.

More Western Two-Handed Backhand Grip for Tennis Close-Up Photo
Close-up photo of the more western two-handed Backhand grip for tennis, with comments. Page 3.

Photo Study of the Points of Contact for Four One-Handed Backhand Styles in Tennis
Photos illustrate this comparison of the ideal points of contact for the Modified Eastern, Full Eastern, Continental, and Western one-handed backhand styles.

Tennis Inside-Out Forehand - Photo of Middle of Swing
Stop-action photo of the middle of the swing on an inside-out forehand in tennis. Page 5.

Tennis Inside-Out Forehand - Photo of Point of Contact
Stop-action photo showing the point of contact for an inside-out forehand in tennis. Page 6.

Tennis Inside-Out Forehand - Photo One Frame After Contact
Stop-action photo one frame after contact on an inside-out forehand in tennis. Page 7.

Tennis Inside-Out Forehand - Photo at End of Follow-Through
Stop-action photo at the end of the follow-through for an inside-out forehand in tennis. Page 8.

Photo Tennis Lesson - The Inside-Out Forehand
Stop-action photos illustrate this free tennis lesson on how to hit the inside-out forehand.

Tennis Inside-Out Forehand - Photo of High Point of Backswing
Photo of the high point of the backswing and a semi-open stance on an inside-out forehand in tennis. Page 3.

Tennis Inside-Out Forehand - Photo of Middle of Backswing
Photo of the middle of the backswing on an inside-out forehand in tennis. Page 2.

Tennis Inside-Out Forehand - Beginning of Forward Swing
Stop-action photo showing the beginning of the swing an inside-out forehand in tennis. Page 4.

Tennis Forehand on the Rise - Photo of Extending Out on Early Follow-Through
Stop-action photo showing extending out on early follow-through for a forehand hit on the rise in tennis. Page 6.

Tennis Forehand on the Rise - Photo of Point of Contact
Stop-action photo of point of contact for a forehand hit on the rise in tennis. Page 5.

Tennis Forehand on the Rise - Photo of End of Follow-Through
Stop-action photo of the end of the follow-through for a forehand hit on the rise in tennis. Page 7.

Photo Tennis Lesson - Hitting the Forehand on the Rise - Moving Forward
Stop-action photos illustrate this tennis lesson on how to hit the forehand on the rise.

Tennis Forehand on the Rise - Photo of Completed Backswing
Photo of stepping forward and the completed backswing for a forehand hit on the rise in tennis. Page 2.

Tennis Forehand on the Rise - Photo of Flatter than Usual Swing Path
Stop-action photo showing the flatter than usual swing path on a forehand hit on the rise in tennis. Page 3.

Tennis Forehand on the Rise - Photo Illustrating Rotational and Linear Energy
Stop-action photo illustrating the combination of rotational and linear energy for a forehand hit on the rise in tennis. Page 4.

Photo Study of the Points of Contact and Stances for Five Forehand Styles in Tennis
Photos illustrate this comparison of the ideal points of contact and most common accompanying stances for the Eastern, Semi-Western, Western, Continental, and Hawaiian forehand styles.

Tennis Semi-Western Forehand Point of Contact and Semi-Open Stance
The ideal point of contact and most common stance for the Semi-Western forehand in tennis. Page 2.

Tennis Western Forehand Point of Contact and Open Stance
The ideal point of contact and most common stance for the Western forehand in tennis. Page 3.

Continental Forehand Point of Contact and Square Stance for Tennis
The ideal point of contact and most common stance for the Continental forehand in tennis. Page 4.

Hawaiian Forehand Point of Contact and Open Stance for Tennis
The ideal point of contact and most common stance for the Hawaiian forehand in tennis. Page 5.

A Tennis Lesson from Volleyball About Deception on Depth
A tennis lesson from volleyball about deceiving your opponents on depth. Page 10.

A Tennis Lesson from Field Hockey
A tennis lesson from field hockey about wrong-footing your opponent. Page 2.

A Tennis Lesson from Soccer
A tennis lesson from soccer about cutting off angles. Page 4.

A Tennis Lesson from Figure Skating
A tennis lesson from figure skating about minding center of gravity and physics. Page 5.

A Tennis Lesson from Volleyball About Serving
A tennis lesson from volleyball about using spins on serve. Page 6.

A Tennis Lesson from Downhill Skiing
A tennis lesson from downhill skiing about mastering every surface. Page 8.

A Tennis Lesson from Badminton
A tennis lesson from badminton about quickness over brute force. Page 9.

Tennis Forehand Drop Shot Backswing
Stop-action photo of the backswing for a forehand drop shot in tennis. Page 2.

Tennis Forehand Drop Shot Mid-Swing
Stop-action photo of the middle of the swing for a forehand drop shot in tennis. Page 3.

Tennis Forehand Drop Shot One Frame Before Contact
Stop-action photo one video frame before contact with the ball for a forehand drop shot in tennis. Page 4.

Tennis Forehand Drop Shot Point of Contact
Stop-action photo of the point of contact for a forehand drop shot in tennis. Page 5.

Tennis Forehand Drop Shot One Frame After Contact
Stop-action photo one video frame after contact with the ball for a forehand drop shot in tennis. Page 6.

Tennis Forehand Drop Shot Follow-Through
Stop-action photo of the follow-through on a forehand drop shot in tennis. Page 7.

Photo Tennis Lesson - Overhead Smash - Turn and Early Backswing
Stop-action photo of the turn and early backswing for an overhead smash in tennis. Page 2.

Photo Tennis Lesson - Overhead Smash - Pointing with Left Arm
Stop-action photo of pointing at the ball with the left arm on an overhead smash in tennis. Page 3.

Photo Tennis Lesson - Overhead Smash - Elbow Up, Racquet Down
Stop-action photo of the elbow up and racquet down just before the upward swing on an overhead smash in tennis. Page 4.

Photo Tennis Lesson - Overhead Smash - Mid-Swing
Stop-action photo of the middle of the swing on an overhead smash in tennis. Page 5.

Photo Tennis Lesson - Overhead Smash - One Frame Before Contact
Stop-action photo one frame before contact on an overhead smash in tennis. Page 6.

Photo Tennis lesson - Overhead Smash - Point of Contact
Stop-action photo of the ideal point of contact for an overhead smash in tennis. Page 7.

Photo Tennis Lesson - Overhead Smash - Middle of Follow-Through
Stop-action photo of the middle of the follow through on an overhead smash in tennis. Page 8.

Photo Tennis Lesson - Overhead Smash - End of Follow-Through
Stop-action photo of the end of the follow-through on an overhead smash in tennis. Page 9.

Photo of Anna Kournikova at Age 10 Throwing Every Ounce at a Forehand in Photo Tour of Tennis Girl Phenoms and Rising Stars
Photo of Anna Kournikova at age 10 throwing every ounce at a forehand. Page 2.

Photo of Anna Kournikova at Age 12 Focusing on a Backhand in Photo Tour of Tennis Girl Phenoms and Rising Stars
Photo of Anna Kournikova at age 12 focusing on a backhand. Page 3.

Photo of Martina Hingis at Age 12 at Junior Wimbledon in Photo Tour of Tennis Girl Phenoms and Rising Stars
Photo of Martina Hingis at age 12 at Junior Wimbledon. Page 4.

Photo of Jennifer Capriati at Age 14 Shortly After Turning Pro in Photo Tour of Tennis Girl Phenoms and Rising Stars
Photo of Jennifer Capriati at age 14 shortly after turning pro. Page 5.

Photo of Gabriela Sabatini at Age 14 Launching a Forehand in Photo Tour of Tennis Girl Phenoms and Rising Stars
Photo of Gabriela Sabatini at Age 14 launching a forehand. Page 6.

Photo of Caroline Wozniacki at Age 15 with Junior Wimbledon Trophy in Photo Tour of Tennis Girl Phenoms and Rising Stars
Photo of Caroline Wozniacki at age 15 with Junior Wimbledon trophy. Page 7.

Photo of Jade Curtis at Age 16 at Junior Wimbledon in Photo Tour of Tennis Girl Phenoms and Rising Stars
Photo of Jade Curtis at Age 16 at Junior Wimbledon. Page 8.

Photo of Steffi Graf at Age 16 Using Her Speed in Photo Tour of Tennis Girl Phenoms and Rising Stars Two-Handed Topspin Backhand Mid-Swing
Photo of Steffi Graf at age 16 using her speed. Page 9.

Photo of Tracy Austin at Age 17 at Wimbledon in Photo Tour of Tennis Girl Phenoms and Rising Stars
Photo of Tracy Austin at Age 17 at Wimbledon. Page 10.

Photo Study of Jelena Jankovic's Strokes - Forehand Point of Contact
Photo and explanation of tennis pro Jelena Jankovic's point of contact on a forehand. Page 2.

Photo Study of Jelena Jankovic's Strokes - Early Follow-Through on Heavy Topspin Forehand
Photo and explanation of tennis pro Jelena Jankovic's early follow-through on a heavy topspin forehand. Page 3.

Photo Study of Jelena Jankovic's Strokes - Extreme Stretch
Photo and explanation of tennis pro Jelena Jankovic stretching for a forehand. Page 8.

Photo Study of Jelena Jankovic's Strokes - Forehand Ripping a Short Ball
Photo and explanation of tennis pro Jelena Jankovic ripping a forehand on a short ball. Page 4.

Photo Study of Jelena Jankovic's Strokes - Backhand Backswing
Photo and explanation of tennis pro Jelena Jankovic's backhand backswing. Page 5.

Photo Study of Jelena Jankovic's Strokes - Classic Two-Handed Backhand
Photo and explanation of tennis pro Jelena Jankovic hitting a classic two-handed backhand. Page 6.

Photo Study of Jelena Jankovic's Strokes - Open-Stance Backhand
Photo and explanation of tennis pro Jelena Jankovic hitting an open-stance backhand. Page 7.

Photo Study of Jelena Jankovic's Strokes - Extension on Serve
Photo and explanation of tennis pro Jelena Jankovic's extension to meet her serve. Page 9.

Photo Study of Jelena Jankovic's Strokes - Pronounced Pronation on Serve
Photo and explanation of tennis pro Jelena Jankovic pronating on her serve. Page 10.

Photo Study of James Blake's Strokes - Forehand Point of Contact
Photo and explanation of James Blake's forehand point of contact. Page 3.

Photo Study of Andy Murray's Strokes - Backhand Point of Contact
Photo and explanation of tennis pro Andy Murray's point of contact on a two-handed backhand. Page 5.

Photo Study of Andy Murray's Strokes - Slice Backhand Backswing
Photo and explanation of tennis pro Andy Murray's backswing and grip for a slice backhand. Page 6.

Photo Study of Andy Murray's Strokes - Why You Don't Want to Use Two Hands for Reach
Photo and explanation of tennis pro Andy Murray using two hands to reach for a backhand. Page 7.

Photo Study of Andy Murray's Strokes - High Backhand Volley
Photo and explanation of tennis pro Andy Murray hitting a high backhand volley. Page 8.

Photo Study of Andy Murray's Strokes - Knee Bend and Body Arch for Serve
Photo and explanation of tennis pro Andy Murray's knee bend and body arch in loading up for his serve. Page 9.

Photo Study of Andy Murray's Strokes - Point of Contact for Serve
Photo and explanation of tennis pro Andy Murray's point of contact for a serve. Page 10.

Photo Study of James Blake's Strokes - Shortly Before Forehand Contact
Photo and explanation of James Blake's forehand shortly before making contact. Page 2.

Photo Study of Andy Murray's Strokes - Forehand Point of Contact
Photo and explanation of tennis pro Andy Murray's point of contact on a forehand. Page 2.

Photo Study of Andy Murray's Strokes - Early Follow-Through on Heavy Topspin Forehand
Photo and explanation of tennis pro Andy Murray's early follow-through on a heavy topspin forehand. Page 3.

Photo Study of Andy Murray's Strokes - Backhand Backswing
Photo and explanation of tennis pro Andy Murray preparing to hit a two-handed backhand. Page 4.

Make a Ball-Pickup Tube
A simple how-to on making a ball-pickup tube. This homemade tube picks up tennis balls as well as an commercial pickup tube or hopper.

Apply an Overgrip
A simple how-to on apply an overgrip.

Tennis Action Image Gallery - Jelena Jankovic of Serbia Stretches for a Forehand
Jelena Jankovic of Serbia stretches for a forehand at the U.S. Open on September 5, 2007 in New York City. Page 10.

Tennis Action Image Gallery - Marcos Baghdatis of Cyprus Slips and Swings
Marcos Baghdatis of Cyprus tries to hit a forehand despite slipping on the grass of Wimbledon on July 7, 2006 in London, England. Page 11.

Tennis Action Image Gallery - Maria Kirilenko of Russia Follows Through on a Two-Handed Backhand
Maria Kirilenko of Russia follows through on a two-handed backhand during the Kremlin Cup on October 09, 2007 in Moscow, Russia. Page 8.

Tennis Action Image Gallery - Na Li Of China Hits a Two-Handed Backhand
Na Li of China hits a two-handed backhand during the Family Circle Cup on April 12, 2007 in Charleston, South Carolina. Page 4.

Tennis Action Image Gallery - Nicole Vaidisova of the Czech Republic Crushes a Forehand
Nicole Vaidisova of the Czech Republic crushes a forehand during the Pacific Life Open on March 10, 2007 in Indian Wells, California. Page 12.

Tennis Action Image Gallery - Richard Gasquet of France Prepares a One-Handed Backhand
Richard Gasquet of France prepares a one-handed backhand during the Masters Series at the Monte Carlo Country Club on April 17, 2007 in Monaco. Page 3.

Tennis Action Image Gallery - Tim Henman of Great Britain Slices a Backhand
Tim Henman of Great Britain slices a backhand during Davis Cup play at the All England Lawn Tennis Club in Wimbledon on September 21, 2007 in London, England. Page 9.

Tennis Action Image Gallery - Stefan Edberg of Sweden Hits a Forehand Volley
Stefan Edberg of Sweden hits a forehand volley during the Australian Open on January 1, 1991 in Melbourne, Australia. Page 7.

Craig Fouhy's Small Stars in Tennis
Streaming video clips of young tennis players featured on ABC 15 in the Phoenix, AZ area.

Anna Kournikova Video and Audio Clips
Several Anna Kournikova videos and audio clips at her official Web site, including a collection of her commercials.

ATP Mercedes-Benz Tennis Play of the Week
From the ATP's official Web site, a video clip of the tennis play of the week, available in low and high bandwidth.

Photo Tennis Lesson - The Basic Forehand Volley
Stop-action photos illustrate this tennis lesson on how to hit the basic forehand volley.

Tennis Lessons from Other Sports
Lessons tennis players can learn from golf, baseball, field hockey, skiing, basketball, volleyball, badminton, soccer, and figure skating.

Step-by-Step How to Hit the Forehand Drop Shot in Tennis
Stop-action photos illustrate this step-by-step lesson on how to hit the forehand drop shot in tennis.

Photo Tennis Lesson - How to Hit the Overhead Smash
Photos illustrate this step-by-step, free tennis lesson on how to hit the overhead smash.

Jelena Jankovic Photos - Gallery of Pictures of Jelena Jankovic's Strokes
Gallery of photos of Jelena Jankovic: pictures of Jelena Jankovic hitting forehands, backhands, and serves illustrate explanations of how she hits those strokes.

Tennis Court Surfaces FAQ - Carpet Courts
What is a carpet tennis court?

Serving Position - Tennis Doubles FAQ
Where should I stand to serve? Tennis.

Open Semi-Open or Square Stance - Tennis Forehand FAQ
Should I use an open, semi-open, or square stance on my forehand?

When to Use Slice or Backspin - Tennis Forehand FAQ
When should I use slice or backspin on my forehand?

Tennis Ball FAQ - Color
Why tennis balls use the optic yellow color.

Tennis Ball FAQ - Best Balls for Ball Machines
Which tennis balls work best in ball machines?

Tennis Ball FAQ - Bounce Standards
How to test whether a tennis ball still has good bounce.

Tennis Parents FAQ - Starting Age for Lessons
At what age can a junior start learning tennis?

Tennis Parents FAQ - Junior Racquet Size
What size junior racquet should my kid use?

Tennis Racquet FAQ - Best Material
What is the best material for a tennis racquet?

Tennis Racquet FAQ - Extra Long
Are extra-long tennis racquets better?

Tennis Racquet FAQ - Head Size
What's the best head size for a tennis racquet?

Tennis Racquet FAQ - Ideal Balance
What's the ideal balance for a tennis racquet?

Tennis Shoe FAQ - Stinky Shoes
What can I do to keep my tennis shoes from getting stinky?

Tennis Shoe FAQ - Upper Materials
Which is the best tennis shoe upper material: canvas, leather, or vinyl?

Tennis Shoe FAQ - Supinated Foot Type
What is a supinated foot type? Tennis.

Tennis Shoe FAQ - Flex Point
What is the flex point in a tennis shoe?

Tennis String FAQ - Tension for Power
What's the best string tension for more power?

Tennis String FAQ - Tension for Control
What's the best string tension for more control?

Tennis String FAQ - Type for Most Power
What type of tennis string gives you the most power?

Racquet Prices - Tennis Beginners Get Started FAQ
How much does a beginner racquet cost?

Lessons Cost - Tennis Beginners Get Started FAQ
How much do lessons cost? Tennis.

Profiles of Male Pro Tennis Players and the Strengths and Weaknesses in Their Games
Profiles of male tennis pros (ATP Tour players), focusing on the strengths and weaknesses in their games.

Profiles of Male Pro Tennis Players and the Strengths and Weaknesses in Their Games
Profiles of male tennis pros (ATP Tour players), focusing on the strengths and weaknesses in their games.

Tennis String FAQ - Best Gauge
What gauge of tennis string is best?

Tennis String FAQ - How Often to Restring
How often should I restring my tennis racquet?

WTA - Tennis Definition
Definition of WTA in tennis.

Australian Open: Tennis Tournament Profile
Basic facts about the Australian Open tennis tournament and which types of players tend to do best there.

Photo Study of James Blake's Strokes
Photos of James Blake hitting forehands, serves, and backhands illustrate explanations of how he hits those strokes.

Photo Study of Andy Murray's Strokes
Photos of Andy Murray hitting forehands, backhands, serves, and a volley illustrate explanations of how he hits those strokes.

Photo Tour of Tennis Girl Phenoms and Rising Stars From Anna Kournikova at Age 8 to Tracy Austin at 17
Photos of some of the greatest girl phenoms in tennis history, along with a few new faces in tennis who show promise as rising stars on the WTA Tour.

Tennis Control Drills - Level 1 - Forehand Groundstrokes
Level 1 in the tennis control drills series practices control of forehand groundstrokes.

2008 Olympics Tennis Competition in Beijing
Learn what makes Olympic tennis competition different, how teams are chosen, which players will be competing, who won medals in past Olympics, and who has the best chance in the singles and doubles competition of 2008.

Tennis Racquet Review Prince More Performance Approach
A review of the Prince More Performance Approach tennis racquet, which is well-suited for advanced intermediates who like to attack the net.

Tennis Racquet Review Wilson Triad 5 MidPlus
A review of the Wilson Triad 5 MidPlus tennis racquet, a light racquet for intermediates who play infrequently or mostly doubles.

Find Your Grip Size
A simple how-to on finding your tennis grip size.

Wimbledon Tennis Classic Matches Archive
Large archive of video clips from classic Wimbledon matches dating back to 1975.

TennisOne Advanced Tennis Research Project Videos
Free sample videos of top tennis players in super-slow motion. Current selections include Kuerten forehand, Agassi backhand, Rusedski serve and volley, and a comparison of Rusedski and Sampras serves.

Fed Cup - Tennis Definition
Definition of Fed Cup in tennis.

Grand Slams - Tennis Definition
Definition of Grand Slams in tennis.

Davis Cup - Tennis Definition
Definition of Davis Cup in tennis.

Tennis Ball FAQ - What are Practice Tennis Balls
The four types of practice tennis balls, including pressureless.

Draw - Tennis Definition
Definition of draw in tennis.

Qualifier - Tennis Definition
Definition of qualifier in tennis.

Seeding - Tennis Definition
Definition of seeding in tennis.

ATP - Tennis Definition
Definition of ATP in tennis.

ATP Tour Rankings - Men's Professional Tennis Rankings - Top 100 Players
Current weekly ATP Tour rankings for the top 100 men's professional tennis players.

Advice and Recommendations for Choosing Racquets Strings Balls Grips
Research the best racquets and strings to suit your game and where to find the best price and service. Learn how to pick the right string tension, how to choose the most durable and best performing tennis balls, and how to measure your grip size.